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it and say, look, i am talking with my mouth and like james brown said, i am talking loud and saying nothing. >> julian, romney has a new ad out today and it is called promise america. it is two minutes 30 seconds long. there is just one problem. there are no people of color in it anywhere. here is the ad. you can probably see it on the screen. is this an issue? is this indicative of anything? >> well, yeah. i think that the republicans will probably lose 95% of the african-american vote, 70% of the hispanic vote. they're quickly becoming a regional party of white americans who are predominantly strong in the south. i think their inability to reach out to people of color is a huge problem electorally and i think there is no there there with romney. there is nothing he is talking about on the economy as we talked about on the program before. he wants to cut taxes. taxes are at historic lows in the country. he wants something on energy. obama has a record number of rigs authorized, and education, he wants to defund the voucher program that he says he wants to support. not only is there a failu
a yearation held a hearing in houston texas as the result of the suicide of asher brown. a youngster that was a teenager under 14 years old. the chambers was standing room only. we had video conference testimony from parents across america and just this past week, i met parents who reminded me that they were there at that time pleading about this issue of bullying. and i have continued as the co-chair and founder of congressional children's caucus to focus along with other members. the idea of the bullying legislation was introduced even last year. we continue to introduce it now. it is to develop best practices for faith leaders, adults, law enforcement, parents, teachers and others. and yes, the concept has bipartisan support. we are now to work to move it to the floor of the house with that bipartisan support. we can only move it with bipartisan support and i think after they read the story of the 7-year-old in detroit, craig, they have to cry out and say, something has to know there has to be a national statement. >> on the issue of schools, while i have you here. just this week
rosemary sabo brown will be accepting this medal and we'll go live as soon as the president arrives. as we await the ceremony, bring back our panel and continue the political conversation. with me in new york is joanne reed and in washington michelle cottle and julien epstein. julian, what do you think of mitt romney hitching his wag ans to john boehner, the most disastrous speaker in recent history? >> well, again, they're looking for cards to play, and the card he is looking to play is the debt reduction card. it is a cynical card because i pointed out in the last segment it is like the arsonist complaining of the fire. it is like the orphan, the kids that killed his parents and complaining they were an orphan. republicans had a 5 to $6 trilt i don't know sur plaus projected when bush took office and turned that into an $11 trillion debt and represents more than two-thirds of what our current debt is right now and boehner and romney are looking at the political polls that show that the debt is a potent issue for some independents and that is true p it is, but if you look at the way the r
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